To improve early grade reading levels and cut the high school drop-out rate in half.
Impact in Community
In 2018, United Way agencies provided opportunities for youth and adults to learn and be successful in school and life. Through Big Brothers Big Sisters and Teammates mentoring programs, 192 children had a mentor in school or out in the community. Multicultural Coalition prepared 30 individuals to pass their citizenship test. At the YWCA, 94 children received childcare and are achieving new milestones. 343 boys and girls learned value of service to their community by participating in After School Scouting Programs through Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. In 2018, 38,624 books were mailed to local children through the Imagination Library Program. 85 parents attended parenting classes through Boys Town.
Fast Facts from 2019
United Way Community Partners served 5,608 people in education.
4,163 children were enrolled in the Imagination Library Program in 2018.
343 learned the value of service to their community by participating in After School Scouting Program.
192 youth were connected to a caring adult through mentoring programs.
1,672 children learned the value and skills on how to be alcohol and drug free.
How YOU Can Help
It's Easy! Volunteer. You can volunteer to be a mentor, tutor, troop leader, etc. Click Here to view current volunteer opportunities on the Go2Volunteer website.